RiteMED Loperamide

RiteMED Loperamide Overdosage

loperamide

Manufacturer:

RiteMED

Distributor:

United Lab
Full Prescribing Info
Overdosage
Loperamide overdose may result in constipation, central nervous system (CNS) depression (e.g., drowsiness, and dizziness), paralytic ileus (temporary absence of intestinal movement), and urinary retention (decreased urination).
In adults, reported overdosage within 24 hours resulted in nausea after 40 mg (20 capsules) and vomiting after 60 mg (30 capsules).
What to do when taken more than the recommended dose: If the patient has taken more than the recommended dosage (i.e., more than 8 capsules per day), consult a doctor or a Poison Control Center right away.
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